Jesus--The End and the Beginning: Tracing the Christ-Shaped Nature of Everything
Telford Work examines some of the most important ways Jesus is "the omega and the alpha"--the end and the beginning. Jesus alone fulfills the divine purpose for all things, brings about the end of the old world's evil and suffering,...
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Telford Work examines some of the most important ways Jesus is "the omega and the alpha"--the end and the beginning. Jesus alone fulfills the divine purpose for all things, brings about the end of the old world's evil and suffering, and begins eternity's new creation. This core conviction is one of the deepest logics that shapes Christian thinking and life. The author offers a unique, big-picture introduction to how Jesus's life and death shape Christian theology and practice and helps readers fully understand Jesus's transformation of all things.
Telford Work (Ph.D., Duke University) is Associate Professor of Theology at Westmont College, Santa Barbara. His articles have appeared in numerous journals, and he has written the award winning book Living and Active: Scripture in the Economy of Salvation , as well as Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Living through the Lord's Prayer, Deuteronomy (Brazos Theological Commentary) and The Reason for the Season: Christology Through the Liturgical Year. He is a native of southern California, and it shows. He and his wife, Kim, have four children: Jeremy, Daniel, Junia, and Benjamin.
- Telford Work Examines Some Of The Most Important Ways Jesus Is "the Omega And The Alpha"--the End And The Beginning. Jesus Alone Fulfills The Divine Purpose For All Things, Brings About The End Of The Old World's Evil And Suffering, And Begins Eternity's New Creation. This Core Conviction Is One Of The Deepest Logics That Shapes Christian Thinking And Life. The Author Offers A Unique, Big-picture Introduction To How Jesus's Life And Death Shape Christian Theology And Practice And Helps Readers Fully Understand Jesus's Transformation Of All Things.